THE RAJ Re-Examined: a lecture series on British India  Presented by the British Association for Cemeteries in South Asia  Lecture 1: Monday 5 November  The British in India: Three Centuries of Ambition and Experience British people settled in India shortly after the reign of Elizabeth I and were there well into the reign of Elizabeth II. Who […]

If you are trying to trace details of the births/baptisms, marriages and/or burials of Europeans who were born, married or died in South Asia (= including Burma, but excluding Sri Lanka) before independence in 1947/48, then this session should be of interest. Previous knowledge of the topic is neither expected nor required. The session includes a […]

This session provides information about the wealth of printed, online and visual material available to family history researchers in forms such as wills, photographs, biographical compilations, newspapers and directories. It is useful, but not necessary, to have attended the introductory session. Military ancestry is not covered, being the subject of a separate session. To find out more or to […]

FIBIS will have a stand at Family Tree Live at Alexandra palace in April 2019. The team behind Family Tree invite you to join them for a brand new UK family history show – two days of lectures, workshops, displays and exhibitors – suitable for all levels of family history experience. Family Tree Live is […]

FIBIS will have a stand at “The Genealogy Show” at Birmingham NEC in June 2019. This is a new show and their website gives the following description: Designed to bring the international genealogy world together, the event will run from 10:00 – 17:00 over two days and will be a great opportunity to network, learn […]